At an event in New York City, Acer announced a plethora of new products. This includes the Aspire P3, Aspire R7, Iconia A1 tablet, and a new line of V-series laptops. The P3 is an “ultrabook convertible,” meaning a device that can be turned into a laptop or tablet. The R7 is a notebook that can be repositioned using Acer’s new “Ezel Hinge” to bring the display forward into different positions. The Iconia A1 is an Android-powered 7-inch tablet. The V series line of laptops are very customizable and feature Acer’s new Converter Port.
Acer has created this cross-promotional video for an upcoming Windows 8 notebook line of laptops that will be launched soon. The film Star Trek: Into Darkness is being promoted in the video spot as well. The video shows Acer’s products at various angles and then shows clips of the movie.
At CES 2013, Acerunveiled a 7-inch Android Jellybean tablet called the Iconia B1-A71 that has a price of $150. Specs of the The Iconia B1-A71 include 8GB memory, 1.2GHz Mediatek processor, and a 1024 x 600 7-inch touchscreen. The Acer Iconia B1-A71 is intended to be used by new users or families that want an additional tablet for children to use for e-reading, playing games, watching videos, and browsing the web. [Source: The Verge]
The Taiwanese consumer electronics company Acer has announced that they have started selling the Acer Iconia Tab A110 online for the price of $229.99 through the Acer online store or Amazon.com. The Acer Iconia Tab A110 has a 7-inch WXGA HD multi-touch display with a 1024×600 resolution. The Acer Iconia Tab A110 has Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a 1.2GHz Tegra 3 quad-core processor, 1GB DDR2 RAM, and 8GB internal storage. Other features include a 12-core Nvidia GeForce GPU, front-facing camera, WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth, microHDMI, and micro USB 2.0 ports. [UberGizmo]
Actress Megan Fox is starring in this new Acer ad where she shows her interest in marine biology. In the video, you will see Megan using the Acer Aspire S7 to discover ways that she can communicate with dolphins. This is the second recent Acer ad that stars a celebrity. The previous ad stars Kiefer Sutherland where Jack Bauer is baking cupcakes.
Taiwanese company Acer has delayed launching tablets that run on Microsoft Windows RT. This way Acer can monitor how well Microsoft’s own Surface tablets go. Acer is the number 4 PC vendor based on shipments. Acer’s Windows RT tablets is based on ARM Chips earlier next year.
The Acer Iconia Tab A110 is coming to retail stores at a price of $230 and will be arriving on October 30th. The 7-inch Iconia Tab A110 has a resolution of 1024 x 60, which gives it a pixel density of 170 ppi. The Iconia Tab A110 has an Nvidia quad-core Tegra 3 processor, 8GB built-in storage, and runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). The Iconia Tab A110 has a microSD card slot to boost storage capacity to an additional 32GB. The Iconia Tab A110 also has a micro-HDMI port.
Acer America has announced two all-in-one desktop computers, the Aspire 7600U and 5600U that run on the Windows 8 operating system, and the T2 Series display monitor.